|Nominal duration||4 semesters (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||MA (Philologist in Romanian Language, Literature and Culture)|
|Tuition fee||€2,200.00 per semester|
|Application fee||€150.00 one-time
Application fee is non-refundable!
|Examination fee||€100.00 one-time|
Undergraduate / Bachelor diploma (or higher)
Applicants must hold a university bachelor’s degree (or an equivalent college degree) in the fields listed below. Full credit acknowledgement is only given for a Bachelor’s degree in Romance Philology, Specialized in Romanian Studies.
In case of any other degree, each diploma will be considered individually. The applicant must have at least 50 credits in the field of Romanian studies (Linguistics, Literature and Culture) to enter the programme. Transcripts from your bachelor’s degree as well as course descriptions will be requested.
The educational and outcome requirements are defined by the Ministry of Human Capacities, Regulation No. 18/2016. (VIII. 5.). Details of the application and admission process are defined by the Organisational and Operational Regulations of ELTE.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
Romanian: DELF B2
Depending on its (academic) profile, the applicant might be offered preparatory courses if this level of proficiency has not been reached yet.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
— Secondary school certificate. Notarized copy only on request
Other: An official English translation of the certificates and the records if the language of the original is not English
Optional documents for admissions
The main goal of the program is to ensure a good knowledge of the Romanian language and literature. BA level provides a thorough training in order to be able to apply forward at PhD level. The program also emphasis the practical training so that those who graduate it will have the chance to engage in the competitive sphere/ labor market (translator, editor, publisher, etc.)
The aim of this course is to train high-level specialists capable of meeting the specific demands of the labor market in the fields of cultural and intercultural exchange. In addition to local, national or international authorities in the public sector, it is important to underline the growing need for Romanian graduates in the private sector, e.g. with multinational companies.
The training will also prepare the student to continue in one of the Doctoral Schools of the Faculty.
Our graduates find positions mainly in the sectors of education and research, tourism management, banking and finance, and intercultural communications.
Our graduates finish the program with a high level of Portuguese knowledge. Many of them work as language teachers in public schools or language schools, as editors or literary translators, others find positions in the tourism industry, media and marketing, at governmental institutions or ministries, such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Foreign Trade, and at international companies.
Strength of program
The Department of Romanian Philology was founded in 1863. It was the first chair of the Romanian language and literature in Europe. The Department has several contracts with universities (University of Bucharest, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj Napoca, University of Oradea) and academic institutions (George Bariţiu Academic Institute of History) from Romania . Diplomas from our department, based on European regulations and the Romanian-Hungarian bilateral agreements are recognized in Romania and also in Europe.
Find the detailed structure of the program on the site of the Faculty:
Those who graduate from our department can go on to master program, or can find a job. Here are some examples where those who have graduated with us, are working: publishing, journalism, school education, ministry of foreign affairs, cultural relations, self-government state government , tourism etc.
Publishing, journalism, school education, ministry of foreign affairs, cultural relations, self-government, state government, tourism etc.